Doctor of Philosophy in Social Policy

Scholarships and Fellowships

Specialized Research Fellowships

In addition to Heller’s general funding for all full-time PhD students enrolling in the program, we also offer specialized research fellowships for students interested in the following policy areas.

The Schneider Institutes for Health Policy offer a doctoral training fellowship in the area of substance abuse sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). This federal training grant includes a 100% tuition scholarship, all University fees, the health insurance premium, as well as an annual stipend. The current annual stipend is $27,144 for the first three years of study. For a comprehensive description please visit the NIAAA fellowship page.

The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy offers fellowships to doctoral students who wish to pursue dissertations in the area of social justice philanthropy. For more information please visit the Fellowships section of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy website.